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Subjects for books in the University at Albany Libraries are based on Library of Congress (LC) Subject headings. The subject headings function like a thesaurus, allowing you to find the relevant materials about a specific topic with greater precision than keywords. They are especially helpful for searching library online catalogs. Examples of LC subject headings for various education topics are listed below.

African Americans - Education - History
Comparative Education
Education and State - United States (Note: To find "Education and State" for a specific country, replace United States with the country name.)
Education - United States - Philosophy
Education - United States - Curricula
Education - Cross cultural studies
Education, Elementary
Education, Secondary - United States
Education, Higher - Administration
Education, Urban
Education - Social aspects - United States
Education - Research - Methodology
Education - Statistics
Education - Study and teaching
Educational Accountability - United States
Educational evaluation
Educational law and legislation - United States
Educational psychology
Educational sociology - United States
Educational technology
Educational tests and measurements - Standards - United States
Inclusive education
Language arts
Multicultural education - United States
Second language acquisition
Special education

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